Amid Sexual Assault Allegations, James Franco Attends SAG Awards – While Aziz Ansari Skips Out

James Franco didn’t let controversy keep him from the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

“The Disaster Artist” star/director skipped the red carpet at the prestigious event, but was spotted in the audience as the cast of “Veep” approached the stage to accept the award for Ensemble In A Comedy Series.

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Photo: Global Television/TNT
Photo: Global Television/TNT

Meanwhile, Ansari skipped the awards amid allegations of his own sexual misconduct – despite public opinion seemingly swaying in his favour.

Photo: Global Television/TNT
Photo: Global Television/TNT

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While Ansari lost his nomination to William H. Macy, Franco also lost to Gary Oldman in his Male Actor In A Leading Role category, sparing an awkward moment during the telecast.

For more from the 2018 SAG Awards, check out the gallery below.

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2018 SAG Awards Red Carpet

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